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This Greek Independence Video Reenactment Will Give You Chills

Kalamata was the first city to be liberated as the Greeks rose in the Greek War of Independence. On 23 March 1821, it was taken over by the Greek revolutionary forces under the command of generals Theodoros Kolokotronis, Petros...

Benaki Museum Collection Travelling to Australia

The famous Greek Benaki Museum, in collaboration with Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum, are planning to bring one of Greece’s oldest private museum collections to Australia for the first time. Benaki Museum CEO, John Tatoulis is currently in Melbourne discussing the procedures...

Area Linked to 1821 Proclaimed Historical

Following the positive and unanimous approval of the Greek Central Archaeological Council, which met the local community’s longstanding demand, the area in Arkadia has been proclaimed a historical site. The area known as Trikorfa, the three mountain peaks in...

Jailed Junta Leader Gets Hero's Funeral

Nikolaos Dertilis, the last junta leader, who died in prison without showing any remorse for his actions, including the execution of a 20-year-old man during a student uprising against the ruling military leaders in 1973, was buried in Athens...